December 21, 2013
PARK CITY MOUNTAIN RESORT
As of Friday morning, Park City Mountain Resort reported 10 inches of snow in the past 48 hours. The base depth was listed as 26 inches and there have been 70 total inches of snow to date this season. Ten lifts and 64 runs, 32 of which are groomed, are open, as are two of four terrain parks. Go to http://www.parkcitymountainresort.com or call 435-649-8111 for more information.
As of Friday morning, Canyons had 11 of 16 lifts open, serving 53 runs, 18 groomed. Painted Horse Progression Park is also open. The resort is reporting nine inches of snow in the last two days, a 35-inch base depth at the summit and a 27-inch base at Mid-Mountain. There have been 72 total inches of snow so far this season. For more information on Canyons Resort, visit http://www.thecanyons.com or call 888-CANYONS.
DEER VALLEY RESORT
Deer Valley has opened 19 of 21 lifts, serving 49 runs, 33 of which are groomed. As of Friday, the resort is reporting 12 inches of snow in the last 48 hours, a 35-inch base and an 84-inch snow total so far this season. For more information on lifts and trails, and a schedule of upcoming events, visit http://www.deervalley.com or call 435-649-1000.
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UTAH OLYMPIC PARK
The Utah Olympic Park is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There are guided tours at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Museums are free to explore. The winter Comet Bobsled Rides and Rocket Skeleton Rides opened for the winter season on Dec. 17 and will run through March. Reservations are highly recommended. For more information and availability please call 435-658-4200 or visit http://www.UtahOlympicLegacy.com.
SOLDIER HOLLOW CROSS COUNTRY
Soldier Hollow, near Midway, offers cross-country skiing for beginners to experts on the site of the 2002 Olympics. The trails are now open, with a snow base of 36 inches and 11 groomed trails, totaling about 30 kilometers, ready for skiers. Soldier Hollow also has Utah’s longest (1,200-foot) tubing lanes, which come with lift service, lights and a sound system. For more information, call 435-654-2002 or visit http://www.soldierhollow.com.
Mountain Trails will maintain and groom several miles of trails. On Friday morning, groomers groomed 15 kilometers of trails, including the Quinn’s Loops, Land of Oz and Matt Flat/Seventy 101/Cammy’s. For updates, visit mountain trails.org or http://www.facebook.com/mountaintrailsfoundation . For any trail maintenance concerns, email Rick at firstname.lastname@example.org.
As of Friday, the Basin Recreation grooming team had groomed all 11 trails, all of which are open for skiers. However, the lower part of the Basin Rec 5K XC Trails are closed for snowmaking operations. The trails total approximately 31 kilometers. For trail information or maintenance concerns, email Bob Radke at email@example.com or visit http://www.basinrecreation.org/trail_conditions.html .
WHITE PINE TOURING
White Pine is reporting a firm track on the 5K and 3K loops, both of which were groomed on Thursday morning. The Farm now has a classic track, with 25K of groomed and packed trails. White Pine Touring operates a 20K+ cross-country ski center at Park City Golf Course, with 3K, 5K and 10K+ loops perfect for the beginner, intermediate and advanced classic or skate skier. For information, go to http://www.whitepinetouring.com or call 435-649-6249.
GORGOZA TUBING PARK
Gorgoza Park, owned and operated by Park City Mountain Resort, opened on Nov. 27 and run through April 6. The scheduled hours of operation are: Saturday and Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.; Monday through Friday 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Extended holiday hours are as follows: Dec. 21 through Jan. 5, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Jan. 18-20, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 15-17, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Feb. 18-21, noon to 8 p.m.; Tickets are $8 for one ride, $23 for two hours and $33 for four hours. For more information, call 435-658-2648.
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